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On April 21, Iranian economics reporter Parisa Salehi received a summons requiring her to surrender to prison authorities within five days, the exiled-based Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) reported. (Screenshot: HRANA/

Iranian economics reporter begins 5-month sentence in Karaj prison

Washington, D.C., April 30, 2024—Iranian authorities must immediately release journalist Parisa Salehi from prison and cease jailing members of the press for doing their jobs by reporting on events of public interest, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday.  On January 24, Judge Asef Al-Hosseini, in Branch one of Karaj Revolutionary Court, sentenced Parisa Salehi, an economics reporter for the state-run financial…

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